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Charlestown / Shipyard Quarters Marina

cbest41 May 29, 2010 10:10 PM

My friend and I are visiting Boston and staying on a boat in this marina. We will mostly be in Boston proper, but any recommendations for cheap eats in the marina area and maybe a market or such? Thank you!

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    lc02139 RE: cbest41 May 30, 2010 04:28 AM

    There is a good sandwich place in the first floor of the building at the end of eigth street, not cheap but good food at the bistro behind the 24 hours store. It is a short walk to the north so search this board about the north end and charlestown. Haven't been in a while old ironside had good burgers. If you are in to the bar scene Tavern on the water (on the pier on eigth street) would be short crawl home.

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      cbest41 RE: lc02139 Jun 10, 2010 10:54 AM

      Thank you. That is very helpful. I know that the north end is good for Italian. The tavern sounds good also!

    2. Joanie RE: cbest41 Jun 10, 2010 12:57 PM

      What about the Navy Yard Bistro or whatever it's called? Haven't heard anyone mention that lately but definitely better food than Tavern on the Water. And you could try Figs on Main St. in Charlestown.

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        STL BOS RE: Joanie Jun 11, 2010 05:16 PM

        Navy Yard Bistro is good and very reasonable for a nice meal. Also Tangierino on Main for cool atmosphere and good Moroccan food. Warren Tavern and Tavern are great for drinking.

        73 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

        Warren Tavern Restaurant
        2 Pleasant St, Charlestown, MA 02129

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        9lives RE: cbest41 Jun 11, 2010 06:39 PM

        Another idea.

        Do you have a tender? You can cruise the harbour..Scups in E Boston. North End..Commercial or Long Wharf. A little South brings you to S Boston..Institute of Contemporary Arts and a few bar/restaurants..pull into Fan Pier.Stay to your West and head South.

        Opens the city in a little different way.

        A cruise up the Charles River is really nice too.

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          kate used to be 50 RE: 9lives Jun 12, 2010 12:46 PM

          And if you don't have a tender, take the water shuttles that leave from Flagship Wharf. They are operated by the T and take you to Long Wharf next to the Aquarium.

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          cbest41 RE: cbest41 Jun 25, 2010 04:38 PM

          Thanks everyone. I'll try to fill you in on what we end up doing. Happy summer!

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